Corporate Opportunities

Recognizing Your Company

Hundreds of companies nationwide are involved in the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF. Each year, participants from these businesses generously contribute their valuable time to personally raise funds to support JDRF’s goal of curing, better treating and preventing type 1 diabetes (T1D). Walkers can form teams and proudly wear their corporate T-shirt, giving great visibility of their company’s involvement on Walk day and support of JDRF.

Ways to Support Your Employees

Many companies, knowing their employees’ commitment to JDRF, wish to participate through corporate donations or an employee corporate match program. Connect with your Human Resources department to find out if they match gifts. Companies can also promote opportunities for volunteers and enlist their senior leadership to recognize, reward, and encourage employee participation.

  1. Corporate Donation

    Make a tax receiptable charitable donation to show your support of your employee's fundraising efforts.

  2. Corporate Match

    Match dollar-for-dollar what your employees have raised.
    To find out if your company has a corporate match program or if they would like to start one, contact your Human Resources Department, Social Committee, or Manager. If one exists, please follow the steps outlined in your company's form and contact your local JDRF office.

  3. Volunteerism

    Support employees to get involved as volunteers.

  4. Recognition & Encouragement

    Send internal communication and ongoing recognition about employees' achievements throughout their participation.

Become a Sponsor

As one of the top fundraising events in Canada, the #SunLifeWalk provides your company with excellent exposure to loyal participants who support local businesses. Many of our participants are employees of the largest corporate companies across Canada. Your presence will allow you to interact directly with consumers and showcase your brand.

To find out more about National or Local sponsorship, please email partnerships@jdrf.ca to discuss opportunities.

Thank you to companies who support their employees by directly contributing to raising funds for JDRF. This involvement will help improve the lives of more than 300,000 Canadian children, teenagers and adults living with T1D, and help JDRF turn type one into type none.